PENN YAN — With the approaching celebration of Women’s History Month in March, state Sen. Tom O’Mara said his office is accepting nominations for the Senate’s 22nd annual “Women of Distinction” program, which honors area women making outstanding contributions to area communities.
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INDIANAPOLIS — Two proposals that could reshape the state's gaming landscape and transform Gary's Buffington Harbor into a water, rail, highway and air shipping and warehousing hub won unanimous approval Thursday by the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Many agricultural leaders say a Democratic bill to give legal status to farmworkers isn’t going anywhere without including guestworker reform. An immigration attorney says they might be wrong.
BOISE — Sen. Patti Anne Lodge’s latest bill to expand Idaho’s inmate ag labor programs won unanimous support in the Idaho Senate on Wednesday.
(Des Moines) -- A bill passed in the Iowa Senate would prohibit the Department of Natural Resources from stocking private ponds.
Both chambers of the Michigan legislature have adopted resolutions requesting the state Supreme Court rule on the legality of legislation that was rushed through the legislature at the end of last year, during the lame-duck session.
DES MOINES -- Sports betting would be legalized and hosted by the state’s 19 casinos, including the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Sioux City and Grand Falls Casino & Resort near Larchwood, under a new legislative proposal.
There has never been a “sanctuary city” in Florida and Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed during his inauguration speech in January that there will continue to be no “sanctuary cities” in Florida under his watch.
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday to require the Department of Juvenile Services to notify school officials when students charged with “reportable offenses” in another jurisdiction are transferred into their school system.
DES MOINES — An amendment reducing the scope of Republican-backed changes to Iowa’s judicial nominating process was narrowly approved by the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, making it somewhat more palatable to the bar and increasing the likelihood it becomes law.